Australia Aims to Break World Record for Largest Human Rainbow


by Brandon Voss

3h ago

Go big and gay or go home!

Organizers of the annual ChillOut Festival will attempt to break the world record for the largest human rainbow, QNews reports.

ChillOut, Australia’s longest-running and biggest regional LGBTQ Pride festival, will assemble the rainbow March 7, 2020, in Daylesford, Victoria.

Event organizers believe the record-breaking living rainbow will serve as “a collective symbol of solidarity and acceptance” for the LGBTQ community.

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Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

“We’re calling for 30,000 community members, allies, families, and supporters to come together to celebrate and show the world that we support queer country pride,” says a ChillOut representative. “Come and show your support for the LGBTQI community in this visual demonstration of solidarity. Together, we can show the world that Australians believe in equality and diversity.”

According to Guinness World Records, the current record holder is the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, which created a human rainbow in 2004 with 30,365 participants wearing rainbow-colored shirts. Can ChillOut attract 30,366?

Each ticket to ChillOut, available through Eventbrite, comes with a T-shirt.

Australian parliament passed marriage equality in 2017.

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